Universite de DoualaUniversity


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Foundation: 1977

Mission: The fundamental missions of the University of Douala are: The development and transmission of knowledge ; The development of research and the training of people; The promotion of higher forms of culture and research to the highest level and at the best rate of progress; The provision of access to higher education to all those who have the vocation and capacity to do so; To contribute to the support, development and social and cultural promotion; The development of the practice of bilingualism. Etc.

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History: univ-douala.cm

Overall percentile
Research percentile
Innovation percentile
Societal percentile

Evolution of the institution

The following data gives a quick reading on the scientific performance in the last years. The research ranking refers to the volume, impact and quality of the institution's research output. The innovation ranking is calculated on the number of patent applications of the institution and the citations that its research output receives from patents. Finally, the societal ranking is based on the number of pages of the institution's website and the number of backlinks and mentions from social networks.

Compared to its context

The result of the evaluation of the institution can be compared to obtain a view of the country, the region to which it belongs and the institutions of the world, placing it in their respective positions.

Compared to All sectors (percentiles)
Compared to Universities sector (percentiles)

Ranks by Subject areas/categories

We have divided the scientific output of the institution into 19 large areas of knowledge and the following table shows only the ranks in different territorial domains achieved by the institution in each of the areas. For an institution to have a presence in an area, it is necessary that it exceed in the last year a minimum output threshold equivalent to twice the percentage that this area represents in the world. If you need scientific indicators on these areas visit Scopus and/or SciVal.

Agricultural and Biological Sciences +4236th221st5th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 5437th199th7th
Chemistry 4687th204th7th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +3739th189th7th
Energy 3789th207th6th
Engineering +4338th183rd5th
Environmental Science 4748th228th5th
Mathematics 4033rd176th6th
Medicine +5227th191st5th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 4185th190th6th
Physics and Astronomy 4054th148th6th
Social Sciences +   

Publishing profile

These are the journals used by the institution's researchers to publish their work in the last year. The size of each circle represents the value of the SJR of the publication, and its spatial position represents its subject matter.

This visualizatión allows you to identify the knowledge areas where the institution has published, recognize the prestige of the scientific journals in which the institution knowledge has been published, and identify predominant scientific communities.

Where is the institution located?

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